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Celebrating Easter at sunrise

Numerous churches across Halifax County will be hosting Easter Sunrise Services on Sunday morning to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. Many will begin as early as 6 a.m.

Groups appeal for town funding

Of those appearing before Council, Jewell Medley of the United Way made a first-ever request from her agency for funds. Whereas the UW for years was supported by donations from…

Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

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SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.

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Thomas Skinner Lovelace

SoVaNow.com / March 21, 2013
Thomas Skinner Lovelace of South Boston died Saturday, March 17, 2013 at the Berry Hill Nursing Home. Born in Halifax County on Jan. 14, 1924, he was 89 at the time of his death.

He was the son of the late Charles Branch Lovelace and the late Minnie Skinner Lovelace and was married to Carolyn Massengill Lovelace, who survives. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church where he was a deacon and elder and taught Sunday School for over 20 years. He also taught Sunday School at the Berry Hill Presbyterian Church for over ten years. He was a World War II Army veteran where he served in Africa and Naples, Italy. He was a member of American Legion Post 8. Mr. Lovelace was retired from the United States Postal Service after 38 years of service. He was a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Mr. Lovelace is survived by his wife of the home, a son, Charles Thomas “Tommy” Lovelace of Roanoke Rapids, NC and three grandchildren, Charles Branch Lovelace, James Quarles Lovelace and Matthew Ora Lovelace, and one niece, Cheryl Burns of Nashville, Tenn.. He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Branch Lovelace Jr.

A memorial service for Mr. Lovelace will be held on Thursday, March 21 at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dr. Russell Lee officiating.

For memorials please consider the Halifax County Humane Society, P. O. Box 969, South Boston, VA 24592.

Online condolences may be directed to http://www.powellfuneralscom.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home,.

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